Combustion Processes

Combustion Processes


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Volume II of the High Speed Aerodynamics and Jet Propulsion series. This volume includes treatments of all aspects of combustion necessary to the development of jet and rocket engines.

Originally published in 1956.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691626871
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2157
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Foreword, pg. v
  • Preface, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. ix
  • A. High Temperature Equilibrium, pg. 3
  • B. Expansion Processes, pg. 26
  • C. Computational Methods in Combustion Calculations, pg. 64
  • D. Fundamentals of Chemical Kinetics, pg. 101
  • E. Kinetics of Several Oxidation Reactions, pg. 160
  • F. Mechanics of Reaction Continua, pg. 203
  • G. Combustion Waves in Nonturbulent Explosive Gases, pg. 216
  • H. Combustion Waves in Turbulent Gases, pg. 312
  • I. Diffusion Flames, pg. 365
  • J. Combustion of Liquid Fuels, pg. 407
  • K. Combustion of Solid Fuels, pg. 444
  • L. Combustion of Liquid Propellants, pg. 470
  • M. Combustion of Solid Propellants, pg. 514
  • N. Detonation Processes in Gases, Liquids, and Solids, pg. 577
  • O. Energy Production by Nuclear Reactions, pg. 613
  • Index, pg. 653

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